Outdoors

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a free Hunter Education New Instructor Training Workshop January 30, 2010 in Mount Pleasant, Texas....
TPWD Limiting Public Hunts on Chaparral WMA to Doves Only
AUSTIN, Texas - Upcoming public hunts on the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area set for Jan. 8-10, 2010, will be limited to doves only due to drought impacts on quail...
Resolve to Reconnect with Your Family and the Outdoors This New Year
BASTROP, Texas - When considering a New Year's resolution, try setting a goal to spend more time reconnecting with what matters most -- your family and the natural beauty...
The Nature Conservancy of Texas and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
HARLINGEN, TEXAS, Dec. 23 2009 - The Nature Conservancy of Texas and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced today the acquisition of a 1,300-acre conservation...
Texas Parks and Wildlife launches big blue catfish study
ATHENS, Texas--At a time when many anglers have put away their fishing gear in favor of picking up a .30-06 and heading to the deer lease, a few avid anglers know the cold...
Nominations Sought for Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame
ATHENS, Texas - Individuals or organizations that have made a lasting contribution to freshwater fishing in Texas may be nominated through February 26 for induction into...
Durocher Leaves Legacy of Cultural Change at TPWD
AUSTIN, Texas - There was a time not long ago when Texas bass were small and ended up battered and fried alongside catfish and bluegills. Phil Durocher had a hand in taking...
Rainbows Coming to Tyler
TYLER--The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation (ETWWF) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will host two special fishing events in January 2010. Two...
The Aransas Project Files Notice of Intent to Sue Texas Commission...
ROCKPORT, Texas, Dec. 8 -- The Aransas Project (TAP) today filed a Notice of Intent to sue several officials of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) in...
Bird Walk planned at Kit McConnico Park with Mimi Hoppe Wolf.
LUFKIN: In conjunction with the JOHN JAMES AUDUBON: American Artist and Naturalist exhibition at the Museum of East Texas, Mimi Hoppe Wolfe will be leading a bird walk at...
Trout Season Opens This Weekend at Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
ATHENS, Texas-Rainbow trout fishing comes to the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Athens each December, once water temperatures cool enough for the cold-water fish to...
TPWD News Digest for Nov. 25, 2009
Nov. 25, 2009 middot; Weekly Migratory Bird Hunting Report Weekly migratory bird hunting reports are posted from early September through early February. Nov. 23,...
Game Warden Field Notes
Throwing the book at them: On Oct. 10, a Jack County game warden and a Wise County game warden apprehended three subjects at a deer camp for possession of marijuana,...
Winter rainbow trout fishing offers entry-level fishing...
AUSTIN, Texas - For Texans in search of convenient fishing, it doesn't get much better than winter trout season in Texas. From December through mid-March, the Texas Parks...
Game Warden Sgt. Chris Davis Named Shikar-Safari Officer Of The Year
AUSTIN, Texas - Chris Davis of Austin has received the prestigious Shikar-Safari Club International's Wildlife Officer of the Year Award, awarded annually by the worldwide...